NBA teams trying be carried to Seattle by the investor under Chris Hansen, almost reached an agreement to sell the Sacramento Kings about $ 500 million.
The investor is building a new arena in the Seattle who lost SuperSonics to Oklahoma City in 2008. The Maloofs to sell Sacramento for failing to come up with a long-term solution for Sacramento arena.
Some prerequisites prior to the proposed $ 490 million development in Seattle, Hansen should be able to bring the NBA franchise to Seattle. Hansen also wanted to find a business partner for the NHL team for the city.
SuperSonics of maintained by the Seattle city and logo, so if Sacramento moved to the Pacific Northwest, they could change the name to the Sonics.